The diesel emissions scandal shows how the profit motive seems always to have overriden concerns over unhealthy emissions, says James Lewisohn.
If yours is one of the Volkswagen cars caught up in the emissions scandal, Marina Gerner explains what steps you can take.
More and more companies will be classed as ‘too big to fail’, says Matthew Lynn. If we don’t regulate now, it may be too late to prevent a financial meltdown later.
Volkswagen has been rocked by revelations that it cheated in its US emissions tests. Matthew Partridge looks at what went wrong at the German car maker.
Palladium has just had its best week in four years thanks to the bad press over diesel engines.
Andrew McNally explains why so many big companies are doomed to extinction – and John Stepek reveals the four safeguards against corporate scandals.
There are two very simple reasons why things go wrong in some of the world’s biggest listed companies, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The corporate profit motive isn’t to blame for the Volkswagen emissions scandal, says Bengt Saelensminde. It’s politicians and their implausible policies.
Volkswagen’s shares tumbled by around a third following revelations by the US Environmental Protection Agency that the German car giant cheated on emissions tests in America.
The scandal surrounding Volkswagen installing technology to get around diesel emissions tests has forced the company’s CEO to resign. But is there more to come? Matthew Partridge investigates.
Investors in Volkswagen were only too glad to see the back of CEO Martin Winterkorn. So is the worst behind VW, or is there more punishment lined up for the shares?